Birthplace of The Beatles and UK’s fifth-largest city - the unique Liverpool. It has undergone several changes in recent years and in 2008 it earned the title of European Capital of Culture, becoming a vibrant place to live, work and visit. But what is the appeal? From arts and culture to museums and beautiful architecture, Liverpool has plenty to offer to its visitors.
Liverpool is an industrial powerhouse, a cultural centre and an extremely friendly city. Here are three reasons Liverpool is your ideal next city break:
Do you consider yourself a foodie? Then Liverpool should be on your list of foodie’s paradise. It boats a wide range of restaurants with varied cuisines. Depending on your taste, there is plenty of places to choose from fine dining to quirky and unique settings. For instance, why not try eating in a beautiful converted church with burgers to die for? Or even enjoy the Cuban atmosphere with its unique food options? In Liverpool you will be spoiled for choice.
Culture and History:
There’s a reason why Liverpool was voted the European Capital of Culture in 2008: from its gardens to galleries, it’s home to some of the best cultural gems on the continent. Visit the iconic William Brown Street with its array of delights, including the Walker Art Gallery - whose works span Rubens to Hockney pieces – the historical Empire Theatre and the World Museum.
On the waterfront, you’ll find the Tate Liverpool, with its various contemporary art displays. If museums aren’t your thing, though, you can always escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a stroll around St. John’s Gardens, with its vast green gardens and ornate statues.
Liverpool is a big draw thanks to its accessibility. You can easily reach the city by plane, car, train, or even boat. Plus on arrival, all you need is to find the right base and everything should be within easy reach. Usually it is best to stay within walking distance of the city centre attractions, such as staying close to the waterfront to enjoy the best views of the city. There’s plenty of accommodation choices to suit every taste and budget from hotels and serviced apartments.
Overall, Liverpool is an amazing city just waiting for arrivals. Boasting an amazing music scene, lively nightlife scene and beautiful cultural scenery, Liverpool is definitely worth the visit.